Museums & Churches

Santa Maria Novella Church

The Basilica of Santa Maria Novella was founded during the first half of the 13th century by the monks of the Dominican Order. It is now one of the most important points of religion and art in Italy. The name of Santa Maria Novella attracted famous artists such as Giotto, Brunelleschi, Michelangelo, and many others during the Middle Ages and Renaissance period. The complex of Santa Maria Novella is both
Museums & Churches

Orsanmichele Church & Museum

The Chiesa E Museo Di Orsanmichele is conveniently located halfway between the Palazzo della Signoria and the cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore. Known to be a unique and wonderful monument where the civic and the religious come together as one. The art historian, Antonio Paolucci, labeled it as a "temple of work" because of its symbolic representation of the Florentine guilds. On the outside you will see copies of

Churches and Chants in Florence

Think you’ve seen everything churches have to offer? Tired of just viewing beautiful artwork, divine statues, and numerous blatant hints of Catholicism that are sprinkled around the churches? [caption id="attachment_269" align="aligncenter" width="589"] Michelangelo's crucifix.[/caption] Experience churches in a whole new way, the Italian way. Churches are living museums, until mass time, then they are places of worship. At both times, a church is considered sacred so dress appropriately with both